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Mount Etna - Summit craters and fresh lava field

Posted by
Johan Dierckx (Wijnegem, Belgium) on 7 August 2014 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

Mount Etna

Mount Etna (Sicilian: Mungibeddu or 'a Muntagna, Latin: Aetna) is an active stratovolcano on the east coast of Sicily, Italy, in the Province of Catania, between Messina and Catania. It lies above the convergent plate margin between the African Plate and the Eurasian Plate. It is the tallest active volcano on the European continent, currently 3,329 m (10,922 ft) high, though this varies with summit eruptions. Mount Etna is one of the most active volcanoes in the world and is in an almost constant state of activity.
(source: Wikipedia)

Image: Mount Etna (IT-SIC) - 15/04/2014

Canon EOS 7D 1/500 second F/16.0 ISO 200 150 mm

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Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

Prachtige blauwe tinten. Ik wens je een aangename dag.

7 Aug 2014 6:23am

Aigleloup from Rebecq, Belgium

Super dans les tons bleutés, une autre façon de le voir aussi

7 Aug 2014 4:38pm

L'Angevine from Angers, France

oh génial

8 Aug 2014 9:15am

Canon EOS 7D
1/500 second
F/16.0
ISO 200
150 mm

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